“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it”. On a certain Sunday evening, this provocative statement swirled tumultuously in my head as I observed author Simon Sinek (2009) deliver the inspiring speech – How Great Leaders Inspire Action – at a TED conference. 1,252 more words
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Oakeshott’s words were prescient and remains salient as ever
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The world in which many children now grow up is crowded, not necessarily with occupants and not at all with memorable experiences, but with happenings; it is a ceaseless flow of seductive trivialities which invoke neither reflection nor choice but instant participation.
8.1 Professional Practice – Participating in a Professional Community
Developing relationships and open discussion with other educators, emerging and experienced, has been a key part of processing the purpose of public education. 538 more words
8.2 Professional Practice – Growing and Developing professionally.
Part of growing as a professional educator has been reflecting on my own journey as a student and challenging those ideas, beliefs, and practices I thought of as normal and acceptable in the classroom. 514 more words